News & Highlights: #Opendata Apps CHALLENGE
TekMindz's Mobile App GoTourist wins the #OpenDataApps Challenge
February 18th, 2014, New Delhi, India.
TekMindz's GoTourist Mobile App wins the award for #OpenDataApps CHALLANGE for Innovation in Governance. Developed for government of India's data.gov.in initiative, the GoTourist Mobile Application is conceptualized and developed by TekMindz using Government Open Data. The initiative has been undertaken by NIC (National Informatics Center), Government of India to encourage data-driven innovation in the country.
TekMindz developed the application to showcase how technology can benefit both the Citizen and Government. For the purpose of this challenge two data sets of the Tourism Department were selected:
- Data Set1: This provides information about various Hotels, Resorts and restaurant.
- Data Set2: This provides information about various Travel Agents.